The KidsPeace National Board of Directors announced it has unanimously selected Michael Slack, MBA to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of the organization, effective immediately. Mr. Slack has been interim President/ CEO since March 2019, following the retirement of William Isemann.
Mr. Slack joined KidsPeace in 2001 as director of business development, and has served in a variety of positions of increasing responsibility in his tenure. Prior to his appointment as interim President/CEO he was KidsPeace’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, responsible for all KidsPeace behavioral and healthcare programming and operations. Mr. Slack holds a BS/BA degree from the University of Delaware and a MBA in Health Care Administration from Temple University.
In announcing the decision, KidsPeace Board of Directors Chair Dr. Scott Reines said, “Following a nationwide search, our Board is delighted to have selected Mike Slack unanimously to lead the KidsPeace organization into the future. We are confident that Mike will provide leadership that is both steady and visionary, as KidsPeace continues to help our clients meet their own challenges and find success in life.”
“I’m honored to have the Board’s support in leading this organization going forward, and I’m grateful to Dr. Reines and the rest of the Board of Directors for this opportunity,” Mr. Slack said following his formal appointment. “I look forward to continuing to work with all our 2,000 associates to continue to provide the highest quality of care and to live up to the promise in the KidsPeace Mission – to provide Hope, Help and Healing to all our clients, now and in the future.”